Gavin Rossdale

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    The Six Most Unstoppable Collaborations in Music History

    Roosevelt and Churchill. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Marvel and Capcom. Ghostbusters and Hi-C. Throughout history, there have been some truly incredible collaborations that have forever altered the course of humanity. But what about the memorable music combos when two brilliant music artists col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Is The New '90s Nostalgia Good For Rock and Roll?

    We all have bands that defined our youth--that made us love music, that maybe even introduced us to a new feeling that we didn't know existed. Whether it's the psychedelic rock of the '60s, punk of the '70s, thrash of the '80s, or grunge of the '90s, every generation has its own musical roots. And ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Gwen Stefani Rules (As a Rude Girl and/or Pop Princess)

    I'm glad I grew up in the '90s. I had strong, independent, beautiful women as musical role models, and they ruled the airwaves. The Spice Girls preached girl power, Lilith Fair paraded feminine gusto across the country, and No Doubt , fronted by Gwen Stefani, assured us that being treated like "just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Should We Feel Bad About '90s Nostalgia? A Few Words In Defense of the Summerland Tour

    See also: Throwback Thursday: Everclear The announcement of the Summerland Tour (an a la carte delight of prominent '90s soul-patch rock bands Everclear, Sugar Ray, Lit,The Gin Blossoms, and Marcy Playground) has me thinking hard about nostalgia. I learned of the tour's Phoenix date, July 3 at Come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    They Blue Themselves: Four Awesome Blue Man Group Collaborations

    ​The Blue Man Group is one of those Vegas shows that sound totally lame until you see it. Here are these three dudes, doused in blue paint, who act like aliens and bang on drums for an hour and a half each night. The act has been parodied all over pop culture, including Arrested Developm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Incoming: Bush, Meat Puppets, Brian Setzer, Puscifer, Starfucker

    ​English rockers Bush, who have always had better luck in the US than in their own home country, are looking to further their success as they sweep through Phoenix in December.If you've been eagerly awaiting to hear grunge hits like "Glycerine" and yearning to enviously stare at Gavin Rossdale whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Wayne Coyne Makes Commemorative ACL Screen Print With His Own Blood

    ​The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne made a poster using his own blood as ink, according to Consequence of Sound.Wayne poured four vials of blood that he had drawn in early September into a cup, spilled his hemoglobin onto a screen print, and went to town on an Austin City Limits poster. A warni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2009

    Arizona Fall Frenzy kicks off with pop rock awkwardness

    The Arizona Fall Frenzy started out with the rock lite line-up Friday night at Tempe Beach Park, and, as expected, there were plenty of moms mixed in with the predominantly 20- and 30-somethin gcrowd sipping on beer throughout the night.

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2009

    Why Does Rob Thomas Send Ovaries Aflutter?

    I've never understood the Rob Thomas thing. I know the guy has sold something like 100 million records through various projects, and his voice is pleasant enough, but I've always considered the Matchbox 20 singer to be something of a non-entity, as bland and forgettable as his Nascar driver-appropri ... More >>

  • Music

    September 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Just Announced: Miley Cyrus, Bo Bice, Juvenile

    I've never been sure why there isn't more of a rivalry between Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus, but, aside from some boy drama, the two country-tinged pop princesses seem to co-exist happily.If you missed Swift's excellent show at Arena last month, you'll have a chance to check out what I ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2008

    Dear Teenage Girls, Do You Really Like These Tokio Hotel Dudes?

    So I've never pretended to be an expert on the mind of the adolescent female, and I hate to sound like an out-of-touch old man, but I really don't get this Tokio Hotel thing. Last night at Phooson, they prompted a wave of shrieks at almost every turn, being topped only by Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Gwen Stefani

    Get on board or move out of the way

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Latest PHX Dish

    New discs from local acts

  • Film

    January 5, 2006

    Gross Yield

    The awards for cinematic depravity

  • Film

    February 17, 2005

    Still the One

    Pay no attention to that action comic behind the movie

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2003

    Azure Thing

    The Blue Man Group visits the Valley

  • Music

    May 10, 2001

    Comp Runamok

    A spate of new various-artist releases forces us to ponder the question 'Who Put the Comp?'

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Misanthrope Through and Through

    Nursing a broken heart and bruised ego, Trashman seeks solace and finds . . . Bush

  • Music

    December 12, 1996